Mark and Devin discuss the disappointments of CBS’ new drama Madam Secretary with special guest Jonathan Connelly (0:00 - 9:15). After that, they praise the new ABC comedy Black-ish (9:15 - 17:00), and Mark offers a rare installment of Mark Doesn’t Like Things (17:00 - 24:20). The podcast ends with a review of The Skeleton Twins, starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader (24:20 - End).
Devin and Mark start (00:00 - 12:00) with a review of NBC’s new series The Mysteries of Laura, in which Debra Messing plays “Copmom Momcop” (a phrase coined by NPR pop culture blogger Linda Holmes).
After that, Lieberman and Mitchell preview the returning shows they’re most excited for, including Sleepy Hollow and The Good Wife (12:00 - 23:55).
The podcast ends with the hosts confessing that they haven’t seen some of the most popular and beloved movies of all time (23:55 - End). Hint: Lieberman hasn’t seen the ship sink and Mitchell doesn’t see dead people.
Devin and Mark discuss the news that Michael Che will replace Cecily Strong at the Weekend Update desk on Saturday Night Live (0:37-10:52). After that, they have unkind words for ABC’s Selfie (10:53-20:00) and indifferent words for NBC’s A to Z (20:00-29:30).
Mark and Devin each choose their favorite summer movie experience (Begin Again for Mitchell, Guardians of the Galaxy for Lieberman) and review Amazon’s new pilots The Cosmopolitans and Red Oaks. The podcast ends with the return of Devin Doesn’t Like Things, in which Mitchell rants against the tyranny of pumpkin spice lattes.